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The touchpad on my emachines E525 isnt working AT ALL although is says its enabled in the properties menu... any tips? or is it a hardware problem

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It might be an internal problem. Hopefully you haven't drop it. If it persist you may need to take it apart and look at the actual connection for the touch pad.

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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    Michael Fernandez Feb 09, 2010

    Thanks fro the low rating. I wanted to also inform you may need to also check on the driver for the touchpad.

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